Juicing for Lung Health

October isn’t only Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s also Healthy Lung Awareness! Enjoy all these wonderful foods that have so much potential to heal, repair and prevent all type of lung disease!

The Skinny on Fatty Foods and Breast Cancer

Fat intake and breast cancer has been an ongoing hot button issue full of conflicting research, strong opinions and controversy.  Part of the “flip-flopping” surrounding expert dietary recommendations regarding fats and breast cancer stem from the fact that the nutrition science and research on this subject is evolving.  Early studies looking at population data suggested […]

A Healthy Weight Helps Fight Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we will continue to post a relevant topic for you each week. If you missed last week’s post on going beyond pink and feeding your body with a rainbow of colors, click here. This week we are highlighting the importance of maintaining a healthy weight for breast cancer […]

Beyond Pink: A rainbow of colors may promote breast cancer survivorship

October is breast cancer awareness month and a perfect time to examine how including more plant foods like fruits, vegetables and fresh juice, can help to prevent cancer and promote survivorship.  A healthy diet, physical activity and weight management are linked to increased survival rates and better quality of life in breast cancer survivors. An […]

Anti-Cancer Foods: Mushrooms

We usually think of brightly colored vegetables as the ones having the most health-promoting properties – since antioxidants are pigments, and deeply colored plant foods like blueberries are extremely rich in these beneficial pigments. Mushrooms may not be so beautifully colored, but they certainly contain plenty of valuable phytochemicals. Mushrooms support the immune system Mushrooms […]

Anti-Cancer Foods: Onions

The Allium family of vegetables, which includes onions, garlic, leeks, shallots, and scallions, are rich in flavonoids and phenols, which have anti-inflammatory properties and are protective against heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. White onions are not as nutritious as yellow and red, and shallots have the most polyphenols of the whole group. Flavonoids are a […]